New research from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) suggests patients with deficit schizophrenia have a wider oral palate than people with other forms of the…
More than 300 oral health care advocates traveled to Capitol Hill on October 24 to help advance legislation that would ensure additional, much-needed dental coverage for Americans.
Dental professionals play an important role in identifying oral and oropharyngeal cancer through oral cancer screenings, as early detection significantly improves patient survival rates.
If hygienists notice the office is not practicing minimum infection prevention standards there are several ways to address this important issue.
A new study published in Cardiovascular Research suggests people with periodontitis are more likely to have hypertension.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded an $11.7 million grant to Rutgers School of Dental Medicine to spearhead research with four other universities into the combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen as an alternative to opioids.
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has granted researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles $12.5 million to continue the development and expansion of FaceBase into its third…
Dimensions Brand Ambassadors offer 4 ideas on how dental hygienists can approach difficult personalities in the dental office.